2023 LGBTQ+ Pride Month Celebrations in Westchester
Westchester has PRIDE. In celebration of the LGBTQ+ community and Pride Month, you and your family can participate in several talks, parades, community running events, screenings, and pet contests throughout the County. Many of the events include kids’ activities, food, flag raising ceremonies, parades, arts and crafts, drag queen story times, and more in celebration of inclusivity, equal rights, and understanding of the people LGBTQ+ community. Celebrate, support, and have fun at these Westchester pride events:
Thursday, June 1st from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Pride & Trans Flag Raising – Pride Month Kickoff Event
Join the Rockland County Pride for their Pride and Trans Flag Raising event. Haverstraw Village Hall, 40 New Main Street, Haverstraw, NY
Saturday, June 3rd at 9:00am
Pound Ridge Color Run
Participate in this fun community run in support of Pride Month. Hosted by the Pound Ridge Partnership in collaboration with the Human Rights Advisory Committee, the event celebrates Pride Month, along with Holi-inspired colors. Pound Ridge Elementary School, 7 Pound Ridge Rd, Pound Ridge, NY 10576
Saturday, June 3rd from 1:00pm-6:00pm
Third Annual Yorktown Pride Event
Attend the Third Annual Yorktown Pride event in Yorktown Heights. The event will include a march at 1:00pm as well as an all-day festival. Railroad Park on Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, NY.
Sunday, June 4th from 12:00pm-5:00pm
Join Westchester Pride for an afternoon of community healing, music, food, local vendors, a Flag Raising ceremony, a pet parade, and a family zone, filled with fun and games. Court Street between Martine and Main with the addition of Renaissance Plaza, White Plains, NY.
Saturday, June 10th from 4:30pm-5:30pm
LGBTQIA+ Flag Raising Ceremony
Join Mayor Mike Spano and Members of the Yonkers LGBTQ Advisory Board for a community flag raising ceremony at Yonkers City Hall Unity Fountain.
Saturday, June 10th from 2:00pm-8:00pm
Yonkers Pride Festival
Yonkers Pride, a nonprofit that works to improve the lives of LGBTQIA+ people in Yonkers through visibility, outreach, education, scholarships as well as events and activities, will be hosting their annual Yonkers Pride Festival. The event includes local celebrities, food, local vendors, and more. Rain or shine. Downtown Yonkers, Main St, Yonkers, NY.
Sunday, June 9th from 11:00am-2:00pm
Downtown Nyack will be full of Pride for this FREE, family-friendly event featuring music of David Budway and special guest performers, local drag artists, the Crowning of Mx. Rockland County Pride 2023, outdoor dining, shopping, and vendors!
Free children’s activities include bounce house, face painting, and an arts and crafts tent.
Parade steps off at 11:30 AM SHARP. Downtown Nyack
Wednesday, June 13th at 7:00pm
Safer and Seen: Supporting Your LGBTQ+ Loved Ones
The White Plains Library will be hosting Caleg Seguin for an important virtual talk, Safer and Seen: Supporting Your LGBTQ+ Loved Ones. This webinar is geared towards adults, caregivers and adults who work with teens, and older teens in grades 9-12. The discussion will be on Zoom. For more information and how to register, click here.
Sunday, June 24th from 1:00pm-6:00pm
3rd Annual Peekskill Pride
Join this family pride event with a drag queen story time, drag performances, pet photo contest, crafts, live music, vendors, games, and more. Main Street, Peekskill, NY.
Thursday, June 27th at 7:30pm
Pride Month Movie
Join the Progressive Women of Westchester for a free screening of the documentary, Coded: The Hidden Love of J.C. Leyendecker. J.C. Leyendecker was an illustrator who often coded his drawings with LGBTQ imagery. A discussion follows after the screening. Pelham Picture House, 175 Wolfs Ln, Village of Pelham, NY 10803